Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard, a reluctant billionaire, puts company in trust devoted to address ecological crisis.Read more
In order to avert a climate catastrophe, we must transition away from fossil fuels to a clean energy economy. On both a domestic and a global level, climate change hurts poor people and communities of color first and worst, so we seek solutions that center economic and racial justice as critical components of addressing climate change.
IPS Brief: Mining Companies Use Trade Agreements to Attack Indigenous Rights in Colombia and Beyond
With our allies, we’ve prepared a legal brief to support the Wayúu people’s rights to water, health, and food sovereignty in Colombia.Read more
Learning from Gorbachev’s Failures
As we address the climate emergency, what lessons can we extract from Gorbachev’s efforts to transform the Soviet Union?Read more
Reproductive Rights Must Include Environmental Justice
Many of the people most impacted by abortion bans are also most impacted by pollution.Read more
Will 2022 Mark the Turning Point in the Climate Crisis?
Carbon emissions continue to rise, but this year the international community might finally be getting serious about climate change.Read more
Biden’s Inflation Bill Is (Mostly) Good News for People and the Planet
But it needs to be a first step, not the last.Read more
The Green New Deal Goes Local
The Biden administration will be spending hundreds of billions of dollars on addressing the climate crisis. But what does that mean for communities around the United States?Read more
How Mining Companies Profited off the Pandemic
The pandemic provided opportunities for more exploitation, but communities kept rising up despite greater adversity.Read more
The Troubling Message of Biden’s Trip to Saudi Arabia
The fossil fuel industry’s global links to political violence and repression couldn’t be clearer. Unfortunately, the U.S. is enabling it.Read more
First the Heatwaves, Now the Flooding. Look to South Asia For a Reminder of Why Climate Action is So Urgent.
The extreme weather events afflicting the subcontinent, made more likely by climate change, show the need to wind down oil, gas and coal use as soon as possible, argue Basav Sen and Tejal Mankad from the People vs. Fossil Fuels coalition.Read more